UNCG Campus Weekly

Campus Weekly is published each Wednesday when classes are in session. In the summer, it is published biweekly.

Program to introduce girls to IT honored with grant

UNCG’s IT is for Girls summer camp, an annual program designed to introduce and involve girls in the information technology field, has been awarded a 2013 Aspire IT Middle School Outreach Program Pilot Fund Award by the National Center for Women in IT.

UNCG’s IT is for Girls program was started in 2009 by Lakshmi Iyer, an Information Systems and Supply Chain Management faculty member in the Bryan School of Business and Economics. The program exposes and educates middle and high school girls to careers in computing and information technology. Registration is open for the 2013 middle school program, which will be held July 8-12, 2013, on campus.